Paksiw na isda (fish cooked in vinegar)


Paksiw na isda (fish cooked in vinegar)
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 2
  • ¾ cup vinegar (rice, palm, cane or coconut vinegar)
  • 1 knob ginger, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tbsp whole peppercorns
  • fish sauce (start with a tablespoon and add to taste)
  • pinch of white sugar (optional)
  • 1 medium round fish (around 800g), cut into pieces or 1 whole flat fish
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 radishes, sliced (you can use eggplant instead)
  • red or green chillies (finger chillies if you have them)
  1. Mix the first 7 ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Add the next 5 ingredients. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Best served with sinangag (garlic fried rice), but steamed rice is OK too!

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